Many thanks to Andrew Jervis over at Bandcamp Weekly for not only sharing Sean Khan’s work but for a stellar interview with a young man who will be seen as one of the UK’s leading lights of new jazz.
All About Jazz does a splendid job interviewing Leonardo Pavkovic, whose imprint MoonJune Records has released some of the most vital discs of the past five years in the field of jazz and avant-progressive rock.
Saxophonist Frank van der Kooij was a member of the Hugh Hopper Band for many years. When that project finally closed up shop, Frank asked Hugh to participate in a new project, NDIO. This is one of the fruits from that collaboration.
Gunesh (or, more appropriately, The Gunesh Ensemble) was a jazz-prog outfit led by one of the world’s most incredible and entertaining percussionist, the late Rishad Shafi, who died in 2014. Presch Media GmbH has done a wonderful service in reissuing their 1980 debut, which is less flashy or jazzy, but very mellow, progressive, and showing […]
Sokratis Sinopoulos Quartet Eight Winds Sokratis Sinopoulos lyra Yann Keerim piano Dimitris Tsekouras bass Dimitris Emanouil drums Recorded April 2014 at Sierra Studios, Athens Engineer: Giorgos Karyotis Produced by Manfred Eicher U.S. release date: January 15, 2016 Sokratis Sinopoulos is a master of the lyra, a bowed instrument whose lilt has polished a handful of […] […]
P I N T O T O N I C S n + 1 edition January 8 2018 Huis de Pinto St Antoniebreestraat 69 1011 HB Amsterdam (020) 3700210 > reservation recommended http://www.huisdepinto.nl http://www.presentsoundsamsterdam.nl 20:00 doors open 20:30 start 1st set 23:00 end of event Entrance 10 + 7 (students/cjp) SET 1 > SOLO ‘SOLAMENTE […]
Welcome to 2018, and a very loud, Krautrock-inspired jazz-fusion track that would have fit nicely on Miles Davis’ ‘Dark Magus‘ period albums. Thank Julian Cope for this noisy groover.